Baby Boomers on a Drinking Binge

New research shows that one in 10 of them over 65 engages in college-style drinking behaviors

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental
Published in
5 min readAug 5, 2019

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BBinge drinking is often portrayed as a college thing. But this risky form of imbibing actually declined among U.S. university students from 2005 to 2014. It is now most prevalent among people from 25 to 34 and is increasing among people over 50. And new…

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Robert Roy Britt
Elemental

Editor of Aha! and Wise & Well on Medium + the Writer's Guide at writersguide.substack.com. Author of Make Sleep Your Superpower: amazon.com/dp/B0BJBYFQCB